How to Be Spirit-led while Time-restrained in Worship (Podcast)

<strong><a href=””><img class=”alignright wp-image-4663 size-medium” src=”×210.png” alt=”Spontaneity and Structure for worship leaders” width=”300″ height=”210″ /></a>T</strong>he topic of how much structure we should have in our worship gatherings is often on the mind of worship leaders. A few weeks ago at one of our Worship Leader Lunches, a worship pastor from a large congregation said to

Biblical Perspectives, Heaven's Praise, Resources, worship study
Worship: What Christians Should Aim For Every Day (Repost)

This article is an excerpt from Week 2 of the 6-week Bible study, Heaven’s Praise: Hearing God Say Well Done by Dwayne Moore. ____________________________________ Have you ever felt like you’ve been wandering through life, not quite knowing what exactly God’s expecting from you? Sadly, many in God’s family spend much of their lives this way. They walk

Worship Leader Training for You and Your Team!

Access award-winning coaching, consulting, and online training by joining one of our worship leader training events! Take a moment and check out these great opportunities!         Experience TRANSFORMATION for you and your team leaders as we help you refocus on the Lord, on your spouse and worship team, and on who God

How Can We Know If The Congregation Is Really Worshiping?

Here’s a question I’m often asked: How can we know if our congregation is really worshiping? To find the answer to that question, first we need understand the four stages of congregational worship. Everyone in our congregation is in one or more of these stages. The stages are progressive: one stage leads to the next that

Resources, seminars & conferences, teaching, Worship Planning, worship teams
6 Characteristics of a God-Sized Vision (repost)

. Dreaming about the future of your church and ministry? Wondering what God might do through you and your congregation or team?   Whatever He has for you, you can be sure that every God-inspired vision has six distinct characteristics. All of them can be clearly seen when God commissioned Joshua to lead His people

When It’s Time to Leave Your Church Ministry Position (Part 1)

I’ve served in many churches and ministries over the years, and I’ve eventually left as many places as I’ve served. For me, knowing when it’s time to leave usually comes down to one of two things: 1) restlessness inside me or 2) circumstances around me. God has used both of these as signs to help get

Announcing Three New Worship Conferences!

  The ReFOCUS Worship Conference is a 3-day event in the Smokies.  Come and experience TRANSFORMATION for you and your leaders. Plus, your spouse can come for free! More Information Here.         The ReIMAGINE Worship Intensive is five days of NAVIGATION for you and/or  your pastor. More Information Here.          

Next Level Worship Conference, Resources, worship teams
Host a ReNEW Worship Conference in Your Church!

Our team at Next Level Worship would love the opportunity to partner with your church to host a regional worship conference! We have a few available dates for this Fall and Winter. Please call us or email us if you are interested. Meanwhile, check out this great new brochure about the ReNEW Worship Conferences! Click

Easter, Resources, seminars & conferences, teaching
Free Worship Webinar! “Preparing for Easter”

Join Dwayne Moore for a FREE hour-long webinar on “Preparing for Easter.” Mark your calendars for March 13 at 9pm EST. Come and be encouraged as you prepare for this upcoming season! Once you’ve signed up, you’ll receive a link to the webinar a few days before the event. See you there! ShareFollow

Don’t Settle for Praise

Don’t Settle for Praise by Dwayne Moore I don’t normally publish my personal quiet time posts on this blog. I usually only publish them on my journaling blog. However, today’s quiet time was such a powerful teaching moment for me as a worship leader that I wanted to share it with our NLW readers. Enjoy!   Text:

Resources, video teaching
Your Quiet Time on Steroids (Video Teaching)

In this powerful video, Dwayne Moore teaches his “secret” to having incredible moments with God. Dwayne will walk you through the simple and effective approach he has used since he was in college. Dwayne also includes 10 pointers that are vital for anyone who wants to connect with God in an intimate way. As Dwayne

Resources, teaching, worship teams
Next Level Worship Creed

This is our new Creed at Next Level Worship! It sums up what we teach and help churches and worship ministries do. It is thorough, wholistic and biblical in its approach and contents. May every worship ministry and praise team embrace these goals, steps and pledges! Next Level Worship has developed materials and resources to help

Resources, teaching, worship teams
How Worship Ministry Is Like Football

By Dwayne Moore .  We see our Worship Arts Ministry at Valley View Church as helping to serve the overall purposes of our church. We’re not a stand-alone entity that operates separately from the other vital ministries within our church. The best way I know to explain our unique philosophy and approach to ministry is

187 Professions of Faith During Our “Drive-thru Christmas” Production!

187 Professions of Faith During Our “Drive-thru Christmas” Production! by Dwayne Moore The Lord honored our efforts and months of planning for Drive-thru Christmas at Valley View Church. Nearly 5000 people drove through our 4-day outdoor production. Of those, 187 trusted Christ as Savior! And 4 have been saved since the event from follow-up visits

Resources, teaching
What MUST CHANGE in Your Ministry in 2016?

. Below is a tool to help you determine vital areas that need your attention during 2016 to move your team and your God-given vision forward. This worksheet is part of our long-range strategic planning process during our Worship Leader Intensive.  You can download the worksheet here.   Let’s face it: Being a worship leader isn’t that